purgative

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pur·ga·tive / ˈpərgətiv/ • adj. strongly laxative in effect. ∎ fig. having the effect of ridding someone of unwanted feelings or memories: the purgative action of language.• n. a laxative. ∎ fig. a thing that rids someone of unwanted feelings or memories: confrontation would be a purgative.

purgative

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purgative (per-gă-tiv) n. see laxative.

purgative

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purgative See laxative.